British Politics: Continuities and Change / Edition 3

British Politics: Continuities and Change / Edition 3

by Dennis A. Kavanagh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198781679

ISBN-13: 9780198781677

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Fully revised and updated with a brand new, student-friendly design, Dennis Kavanagh's successful British Politics: Continuities and Change provides a classic introductory text for undergraduate students.

Widely acknowledged throughout the world as a leading expert on UK politics, Kavanagh has produced a lucid analysis of the British political

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Fully revised and updated with a brand new, student-friendly design, Dennis Kavanagh's successful British Politics: Continuities and Change provides a classic introductory text for undergraduate students.

Widely acknowledged throughout the world as a leading expert on UK politics, Kavanagh has produced a lucid analysis of the British political system, designed for anyone taking a first course in the subject. Written in a clear, accessible style, with a brand new text design for quick and easy reference, British Politics covers all topics covered on undergraduate courses.

New features for the Third edition include:

·Two completely new chapters - Britain and Europe and The Mass Media and Politics, plus a re- assessment of the Irish Question in the light of the paramilitary Ceasefire

·New, larger format and a more accessible layout

·Boxed case studies highlighting key issues

·Innovative diagrams and illustrations complementing the text

·Student-friendly features, including essay topics, chronologies, chapter summaries, and guides to further reading

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198781677
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents
List of Figures
List of Boxes
List of Tables
1Understanding British Politics: The British Model1
2A United Kingdom?19
3The Constitution43
4Britain and Europe71
5Political Recruitment and Political Leadership89
6Elections and Voting117
7Political Parties143
8Interest Groups181
9The Mass Media and Politics207
10The Role of Government225
11Cabinet and Prime Minister247
12Parliament281
13Civil Servants and Administration309
14Local Government and Decentralization335
15The Judiciary and Rights363
16Conclusion383
Bibliography387
Index400

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